Membership is open to any individual, institution, or agency which supports the goal of the ETTi WG. Non-Core Group members will be invited, based on their potential contribution to the activities, to join in the various activities of the ETTi WG.

On an annual basis, the Secretariat shall update the list of ETTi WG members and request WG members to renew their interest.

ETTi Team Members

Grigory Volchenkov, MD, 

Independent TB and Airborne IPC Consultant
Vladimir, Russia

Martie van der Walt,PhD, Msc, MBA, 

Director of the Tuberculosis Platform
South African Research Council
Pretoria, South Africa



Paul A. Jensen, PhD, PE, 

Independent Consultant
Final Approach Inc & Engineers in Public Health
Daytona, USA


Richard L. Vincent, MS, 

Administrative Manager
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, USA


Aldo Daniel Vilchez Burga

Engineer, Independent Consultant
V&V Inc
Lima, Peru


Anita Rani Kansal

Nursing Superintendent
National Institute for Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (NITRD)
New Delhi, India



Avinash Kanchar, MD

Medical Officer, Global Tuberculosis Programme
Geneva, Switzerland


Carrie Tudor, PhD, MPH, RN

Research Associate       
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing     
Baltimore, USA



Gidado Mustapha, MD

Executive Director
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
The Hague, Netherlands


Helene-Mari van der Westhuizen, MD

Co-founder and Vice Chair of Board, TB Proof
Lecturer in Global Health & Post doctoral researcher,
Oxford University, Nuffield Department of PCH Sciences and Nuffield Department of Medicine
UK and South Africa


Jako Nice, PhD

Senior Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology, Department Architecture
Research Associate, University Pretoria, Department Architecture
Principal Architect, Studio Konstruk,
Pretoria, South Africa



Isabel Ochoa

Supervisor specialized Public Health
National Research Hospital San Bartolome´
Lima, Peru


Matsie Mphahlele, PhD

Technical Director
The Aurum Institute
Johannesburg, South Africa


Sevim Ahmedov, MD, MPA

TB/HIV, Prevention and M&E Team Lead
USAID, Bureau for Global Health, TB Division
Washington, DC, USA


Varvara Vauhkonen, MS

Ventilation Engineer
Finnish Lung Health Association (Filha)
Helsinki, Finland


Yuhong Liu

Director Assistant
Beijing Chest Hospital / Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoracic Tumor Research Institute / Clinical Center on Tuberculosis, China CDC (CCTB)
Beijing, China